The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 43 44 35
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 24 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.69% 3.19% 3.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.82% 3.33% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 13
Average salary £30,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,350 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software Developer
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
629 570 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.77% 95.80% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 563 470 312
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,773
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +0.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Cardiff region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Cardiff

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title.

1 24 (61.54%) C#
2 21 (53.85%) SQL
2 21 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 19 (48.72%) .NET
3 19 (48.72%) HTML
4 18 (46.15%) CSS
5 17 (43.59%) ASP.NET
6 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
6 16 (41.03%) Degree
7 14 (35.90%) jQuery
7 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
8 13 (33.33%) C++
9 11 (28.21%) Visual Studio
10 10 (25.64%) Oracle
10 10 (25.64%) Java
10 10 (25.64%) Computer Science
11 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
11 9 (23.08%) Web Services
12 8 (20.51%) VB.NET
12 8 (20.51%) Python
13 7 (17.95%) Client/Server
13 7 (17.95%) MVC
13 7 (17.95%) VB
13 7 (17.95%) PHP
13 7 (17.95%) XML
13 7 (17.95%) OO
13 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (15.38%) WPF
14 6 (15.38%) T-SQL
14 6 (15.38%) Scrum

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.26%) IIS
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.56%) Node.js
3 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) GitHub
2 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
2 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.56%) MySQL
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.56%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.56%) Riak
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.69%) Subversion
3 2 (5.13%) Xcode
4 1 (2.56%) JUnit
4 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.56%) Mockito
4 1 (2.56%) Gradle
4 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.56%) Apache Ivy
General
1 3 (7.69%) Back Office
1 3 (7.69%) Marketing
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (48.72%) HTML
1 19 (48.72%) .NET
2 18 (46.15%) CSS
3 17 (43.59%) ASP.NET
4 14 (35.90%) jQuery
5 9 (23.08%) Web Services
6 7 (17.95%) XML
7 6 (15.38%) WPF
8 5 (12.82%) Java EE
8 5 (12.82%) SOAP
8 5 (12.82%) J2EE
9 4 (10.26%) COM
9 4 (10.26%) JSON
9 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (10.26%) .NET Framework
10 3 (7.69%) HTML5
10 3 (7.69%) Ajax
10 3 (7.69%) XHTML
10 3 (7.69%) EDI
10 3 (7.69%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Computer Science
2 7 (17.95%) Client/Server
3 6 (15.38%) GIS
4 3 (7.69%) Social Network
4 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.13%) iPhone
6 1 (2.56%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (2.56%) Blog
6 1 (2.56%) Grid Computing
6 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Android
2 2 (5.13%) Mac OS
2 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.95%) OO
2 7 (17.95%) MVC
3 6 (15.38%) Scrum
4 4 (10.26%) TDD
5 3 (7.69%) Content Management
5 3 (7.69%) Web Design
5 3 (7.69%) SEO
5 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.69%) Time Management
6 2 (5.13%) Android Development
6 2 (5.13%) iOS Development
6 2 (5.13%) Web Development
7 1 (2.56%) Release Management
7 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.56%) B2B
7 1 (2.56%) SOA
7 1 (2.56%) UML
7 1 (2.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) C#
2 21 (53.85%) SQL
3 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
4 13 (33.33%) C++
5 10 (25.64%) Java
6 8 (20.51%) VB.NET
6 8 (20.51%) Python
7 7 (17.95%) PHP
7 7 (17.95%) VB
8 6 (15.38%) T-SQL
9 2 (5.13%) C
9 2 (5.13%) Perl
9 2 (5.13%) VC++
9 2 (5.13%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.56%) Ruby
10 1 (2.56%) Erlang
10 1 (2.56%) Groovy
10 1 (2.56%) TypeScript
10 1 (2.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 16 (41.03%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) HND
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) Google
3 3 (7.69%) Facebook
3 3 (7.69%) Twitter
4 1 (2.56%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.56%) Coverity
4 1 (2.56%) Wind River
4 1 (2.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) TOWER Software
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